Where this young family lives, summers are beautiful and all too brief. I wanted to give them a place where they could enjoy every moment of it together, because that’s what summer is for. With an outdoor shower, guest quarters and plenty of al fresco dining and lounging space, this is a hard-working pool house that still effortlessly expresses its owners’ sense of style. In my experience, the lovelier a space like this is, the more it will be used. I think that’s what design is for, and what makes it such a good investment.
Photography: Donna Griffith